India and its neighbours should fully reopen schools to address the interrupted education of more than 400 million children whose classrooms were shut by the coronavirus pandemic, Unicef said on Thursday, with a top official warning the consequences could last decades.
The decision was taken after UAE slashed its official working week to four-and-a-half days and moving its weekend to Saturday and Sunday in a major shift aimed at improving competitiveness.
All workers and students over 12 years old will be required to show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result of no more than 96 hours before entering the educational facility.
According to the Health Ministry, all students at various stages are required to obtain a negative test result of no more than 96 hours when they start studying in educational facilities, at the beginning of the new year and semester.
During the two weeks, examinations will be intensified on those belonging to the education sector, as well as reviewing the epidemiological situation and updating protocols for returning to educational facilities after that period.
National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) chief and Federal Minister Asad Umar announced that educational institutions in five districts of Punjab and one distinct in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will reopen from Sept.16.
Students in the Swiss city of Basel falsified positive COVID-19 results in a bid to skip school, resulting in the entire class being put in quarantine, and now disciplinary measures against the perpetrators after the hoax was discovered.
The 11-year-old returned to the classroom last Thursday. The actual, physical IRL classroom on the second floor of her Venice elementary school. Inside, she and eight other fifth graders sat at well-spaced desks, many looking as if they’d died and gone to heaven.
The Australian Curriculum Authority has proposed concentrating on teaching problem solving in mathematics whereas surely the emphasis should be on solving the problems of mathematics teaching. Problem solving is an important skill, but the basics